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Welcome to a New Look ProBlogger

Posted By Darren Rowse 6th of February 2005 ProBlogger Site News 12

Congratulations – you’ve found your way to a new look ProBlogger in its new home at ProBlogger.net.

I started ProBlogger last September as a place to keep a record of the lessons that I learnt from blogging both for myself and for those I knew who were trying to make a living from their blogging. The blog design was primitive and I just tacked it onto the livingroom domain that I used for other blogs.

ProBlogger quickly turned into something bigger than I had anticipated and I soon realised that I would need to consider moving my 500 or so posts to a new permanent home with a more professional design. Rachel over at Cre8d Design was kind enough to take the project on and has put together what you see before you today. I love her designs and would recommend her services as a professional blog designer.

The new design is still new and we are making some final touches. I’m certain there are a few things we’ve overlooked so as you look around and make yourself at home please don’t hesitate to let me know of any problems that you might find. Also give you feedback on the design itself – how does it look in your browser? Any suggestions or critiques (constructive ones preferred) are welcome.

Don’t forget to vote for ProBlogger at the Business Blog awards here.

Lastly – if you have a link to ProBlogger in your blog roll I’d really appreciate you making an adjustment to it with our new domain at problogger.net – also don’t forget to change your RSS feed for this site to this new one.

About Darren Rowse
Darren Rowse is the founder and editor of ProBlogger Blog Tips and Digital Photography School. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.
Comments
  1. Great new look Darren !!
    Congrats! and let me be the first to subscribe (feedburner count = 1)

  2. I love the site design. Very professional. Great job!

  3. Yellow on white (or opposite) is a contrast that makes text harder to read.
    Why switching to WordPress ?

  4. Love the new look!

  5. ProBlogger has a new look!
    Professional Blogger Darren Rowse, and good friend of mine, has launched a complete site re-design, and new URL, for his ProBlogger website.  Darren worked with a …

  6. ProBlogger has a new look!
    Professional Blogger Darren Rowse, and good friend of mine, has launched a complete site re-design, and new URL, for his ProBlogger …

  7. Darren, the new site looks good. No problems with the layout in Firefox. I’ve been using WP 1.5 beta 1 for about three weeks and I’m happy with the way it working.

  8. Wow! Great change! Love the new site. I’m interested to hear how you find WordPress. Since I’m still in Blogger, I’ll have to make the move up to a better platform sometime soon. Thanks!

  9. Great new look Darren, easy layout, great colour scheme, very professional looking!!

  10. Congratulations, the new design looks great! Very professional, and it’s much easier to read too.

  11. I need to learn more from you, please set me up so I may start a job. Thank you, Hawk

  12. […] Yes I’ve had the odd hit from Google over the past 8 months since moving ProBlogger to this domain – but the reality has been that since that time 99% of my traffic was from loyal repeat readers or from referrals coming from other blogs. […]

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